Melbourne Cup winner Americain has sired his first Australian winner with Geegee Blackprince’s success in the Tasmanian Sires’ Produce Stakes.
Smart Missile struck in Adelaide on Saturday with his first stakes double and suddenly, the race for the 2016/17 Second Season Sires’ title has intensified.
Problem-plagued mare Tumbler is recovering well from a minor setback and should be ready to race late in the winter carnival.
It’s an 11-day celebration and Australia’s longest volunteer-run event – it’s the annual Casino Beef Week and it kicked off (on Saturday).
A cadet steward has become the fifth Queensland Racing Integrity Commission official stood down in the past seven months pending a misconduct investigation.
Everyone’s got a Melbourne Cup formula, and David Hayes is looking to replicate tried-and-true methods with Ventura Storm.
Goulburn trainer John Bateman looks a realistic chance of winning with Common Purpose and It’s A Lottery, his only two chances at his home track on Monday.
In what is certainly a first in Australian racing history, a father, son and daughter will be riding on the same program at Port Macquarie Race Club this Sunday.
Everything fell into place for galloper Sense of Occasion when a fast early pace allowed him to charge home and win the Group One Doomben Cup (2000m) on Saturday.
Lightly raced four year old The Virginian can earn himself a second start in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10 if he can perform up to expectation at Doomben on Saturday.
Exciting four-year-old Splurge has enjoyed a perfect build-up ahead of his Australian debut at Doomben on Saturday.
Sydney trainer John Thompson can’t wipe the smile from his face as he launches a two-pronged attack with Maurus and Astronomos in the Group 1 Doomben Cup on Saturday.
Canberra galloper Il Bandito heads to Goulburn on Monday hoping to carry off more loot after a scintillating seven and a quarter length win on debut at Wagga on guineas day.